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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Porting to new unix platforms
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2006 11:01:33 GMT
Mark Hindess wrote:
> Anyone object[0] if I change the the classlib platform-specific
> subdirectories from using os name (windows or linux) to using os family
> (windows or unix)?  I think most of the code on unix platforms is going
> to be pretty common and I'd like to start looking at freebsd.

Rename to Unix sounds good to me.

> I'd also like to move the definitions that are only used in makefiles
> (hy.cflags, etc) from make/properties to depends/build/defines.mk -
> because:
> 1) that's "closer" to where they are used, and
> 2) because I need to add more and the ant <condition> tags are going to
>    become unmanageable - if they aren't already.

Yeah, the <condition>'s are already getting a little hard to follow. 
More platforms will
only cause readability to drop further. +1 to splitting them out.


> Regards,
>  Mark.
> [0] Geir, I'll wait until after the upcoming snapshot.

Oliver Deakin
IBM United Kingdom Limited

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